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A Vermont Full Moon

A Vermont Full Moon

This afternoon's adventures brought us to a Bragg Farm, an eight generation family Vermont maple farm and sugarhouse. Although it's not maple syrup season, we were still invited to tour the sugar house and to see a video that vastly expanded our knowledge of maple...

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Waterbury Exclusive

Waterbury Exclusive

Ben & Jerry's in Waterbury, Vermont! It's a place to which we keep coming back. This time we actually got to not only do the factory tour but we were able to see the ice cream production floor in operation for the first time. We topped off the experience with Ben...

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Colchester Causeway

Colchester Causeway

Our pursuit of Vermont and Ethan Allen history was interrupted by a delightful lunch on the patio of Bayview Bar and Grill overlooking Mallett's Bay in Colchester followed by a wander along the waterfront just enjoying the sunshine and scenery before making our way to...

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Ethan Allen in Northern Vermont

Ethan Allen in Northern Vermont

Ethen Allen Podcast Ethan Allen looms tall in the annals of America history as the leader of The Green Mountain Boys who captured Fort Ticonderoga from the British in 1775. Today we visited The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum near Burlington VT. This modest farmhouse was...

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Black & Whites

Black & Whites

Tonight was one of the reasons why we carry our black and white dance shoes in our T@B. Jane introduced us to the Tuesday night Swing Dance at The Champlain Club in Burlington. We loved the vibe. Michael played a nice selection of eminently danceable tunes. A...

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Smugglers Notch & Jericho

Smugglers Notch & Jericho

With Jane we continued our northern Vermont explorations on twisting roads up to the famed Smuggler's Notch that we first learned about on Smithsonian's Aerial America. We loved doing a bit climbing around on the rocks and imagining smugglers in days of old hiding...

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The Trapps in Vermont

The Trapps in Vermont

America fell in love with the Trapp Family in 1965 with the release of the musical, The Sound of Music. After their departure from Nazi controlled Austria the family sought political asylum in the United States and in the 1940's settled in Stowe, Vermont. Today In the...

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Shelburne Farms

Shelburne Farms

To kick off our first full day in Vermont, Jane met us at our campsite for a tour of our T@B-400 then we climbed into her car for the drive to Shelburne Farms, a local institution since late in the Nineteenth Century. We were intrigued with the Vanderbilt connection...

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A Vermont Welcome

A Vermont Welcome

We crossed the border from NY and drove north with the Adirondacks and Lake Champlain on our left and the Green Mountains on our right. One of our first adventures in Vermont was to take the T@B-400 over/through a covered bridge thanks to a Maps app offer to route us...

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Brattleboro

Brattleboro

Our route today is taking us across southern Vermont. We paused to unsuccessfully search for a geocache but loved exploring the covered bridge in Brattleboro. Just outside of town we did indeed discover a cache near the Chelsea Royal Diner and took the opportunity to...

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Planning a trip? Dreaming of travel? Perhaps some of our adventures could inspire yours! Over the last several years we’ve had the distinct pleasure of many cross country journeys traveling though the Lower 48 in tents and our various teardrop campers as well as an amazing Alaska adventure that did not involve a camper.

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Arctic Circle Ceremony

Arctic Circle Ceremony

After a few days of exploration in the realm of the Arctic Circle, we aboard the Jewel of the Seas celebrated with a Blue Nose Ceremony and will receive Arctic Crossing Certificates!

Magerøya Island

Magerøya Island

We made it to the Top of the World, or at least the northernmost land mass in Europe, Magerøya Island. On our coach tour we learned much about the natural history and the cultures of this starkly beautiful place.